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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta tVOLUME Xlli. LETHflRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 1920 NUMBER 218 LORD MAYOR OF CORK IS STILL HOLDING OUT Triad Two Collapses During George Interests Himself in Plea for Clemency for Irish Hunger Strik- Killed in Renewal, of Belfast Rioting. BELFAST, Aug. was resumed early this morning In the Ballymacarrcli section of this city, east JaT the river Lagan! Military forces summoned to the of disorder, fired on a crowd klllFng one man and dangerously wounding two girls. ANOTHER OUTBREAK ,_ BELFAST, Aug. was renewed at noon today In WoLff and Foundry streets. The police quelled the outbreak. FIERCE RIOTING OCCURS BELFAST, Aug. Fierce has occurred'here.this af-v crnoon and the military fired on a crowd. The casualties, if any, arc not yet known. MacSweeney Still Alive l j the late John Redmond, urging clem- ency for Irish hunger Elrikcrs, Father Domlnick said: "I am glad, but I am afraid It is too laic to hope for the Jord mayor's recovery uow. lie is re- signed to his fate." King Hears Appeal k LONDON. Aug. George _ Mac-j replied to the appeal of Hedmond Kueeney, lord mayor of Cork, despite] Howard, nephew of tlie late John Iledmoud. urging clemency for Iho Irish hunger strikers, saying that tlie uppcal will receive immediate aud two collapses last niijlit due lo his iTJtlcal condition resulting from Ill hunger strike In Urlxlon prison, was this morning when viEitcd bj'lcareiui Jiiieniio'ii. Kulner Dominfck, liis private chap lain. 'He was too vreak to more than a. few -words, however. Mayor MacStveenoy's visitors his two sisters aud Bishop Cobalau of Cork. It was oflicially staled today that 33 policemen were injured, none sec- last night's disturbances iiHlsiilc Urixlon prison, when a crowd nngaecrt In .1 free fight willi the po- lieu. When lold last night of King George's telegram replying lo Ihe ap- peal of Redmond Howard, nephew of Tlio King's reply, signed by Baron Stamfordham, secretary lo the King, says; "I am .commanded .to express His Majesty's appreciation of your assur- ance of hopefulness that in, spile of the very grave condition of affairs in Ireland, the work. of. reconciliation be- tween tlifc two races will yet'lie ac- complished. The King fully' realizes the services the sacri- fices made by your family lu Llils cause and regards all the more your appeal, vrliich will receive Immediate and careful aUenliou." Lloyd George Won't See Greek Ex-King Conslanjinc Tries (o Obtain In- terview .Hut British Premier "V Refuses SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT IS SIGNED WASHINGTON', Aug.. 20. prochumilion amiouuo ing ollichilly llial llic suffrage uinendnirul lo llic conslilu- liuu had been ratified was signed today hy Secretary Colljy of tlie stale department. Tin' document was signed at 8 o'clock this morning at, Mr. Colby's home when the' certificate from Governor Roberts Hull the Tennessee legislature bad ratified the amendment, was received. Secretary Colby announced his action on bis arrival ut his ollice lalcr. SOVIET ARMY OF WHICH ATTACKED WARSAW HAS BEEN REDUCED TO A FEW FUGITIVES ILLINOIS MINERSGET INCREASE CHICAGO, Aug. operators und representatives o Hie :mmcrs lodny ngrced on ai increase of n day for coal miners in llic stale. The men asked a S2.0Q in crease bill agreed lo llic com promise. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MEDAL FOR, CANADIAN TORONTO, :Aug. Florence Nightingale Medal has hcen awarded by the International committee of the Red Crofiy to Mies Margaret, C. Mac- Donald, matron In chief ot'lhe Cauad- expeditionary force during Ihe war. Thls decoration >is International in. ciiaructet aori is'iuvBrded only to wom- en whose work In' tho causo of human- ily hns par LUCERNE, Aug. King Conslanllne of Greece is reported lo have 50iight_. unsuccessfully nn inter- view wllh Premier Lloyd George1 Tuesday. In refusing, tlie premier! Enid that such a meeting would be' Undesirable, especially in view of the 1'ccent attempt upon the life of Prem- ier Venizelos of (ireoce. Mr. Lloyd George has at last begun Bis real var-alion. although his bags bf mnll and hundreds of telegrams from all parts of thra world, notably Warsaw arc keeping his secretaries working overlfme. Won't Sec Germans Either LUCERNE, Aug. Konslanlln Folircnbach, German chancellor, unit foreign affairs, have re-crossed the German frontier, having failed lo oh- an Inlerview here Premier Lloyd George of..Great liritatn. ac- cording to reports. Sir Hamar Orcen- frood, chief secretary for Ireland, is Expected here tomorrow lo discuss the Irish situation with Ihe Hrillsh pre- hiier. Wheat hreshing Starts at Raymond Fifty Per Cent, of Wheat Will He Cut By Next Saturday Night First Carload of New Crop Excellent Sample and Fetches Per Bushel MAYOR FINED AGAIN PORT AIl'TilUn, Ont, Aug. Murdock, mayor ol Rainy River, wlio a lew days ago was'lineal.' and 10 days in" jail for violation of the Temperance ;Act, has fined ou a Eimllar charge. CarvellTqHear one cation Is Director of New Brunswick Phone Company Hul That DoesnV'Stop Him OTTAWA, Aug. Prink Carvell, chief of the board of railway that he will be oif the bench when the application o[ the Bell Telephone company lor increased rates comes up. There was some question concerning ilr. Car veil's eligibility 16 sit on the case since he tsf a director ot the New Bruns wick'Telephone .company. The cbiel commissioner pointed out tbat thi XcttvBrmswfCl-company is not undci the juriBdicUon the railway com mission, under the utility board ot that province. Being a. director., of the company tliercfon rtoes not "conflict duties 01 .tne. railway conimlBSloD. OTTAWA POPULATION OTTAWA, Aug. Might Di- Vectorlcs, Limited, estimates Ottawa's lopulalion at haaerl on Ihe 920 directory. rear's estimate! frns and in 110 It wns r; fFrom Our Own Correspondent) IIAYMOND, Aug. per cent, of tlio- wheat [n the Raymond and Welling districts will bu cut by Saturday About fifteen to per cent. Is clown nowi Every day sees thousands, of.acres of wheat put into the bundle, glooklug is pro- gressing slowly lui account ot the scarcity of mcn. threshing began this morn- ing. Petersons' outfit work on a couple of email fields adjoining town, the Itjrauall and Brcwerton fields. Threshing will -ho qnita gen- eral in a week. The weather is Ideal. Late grain is turning golden fast. It is also well filled out. Flos is doing nicely. Po tnlocs show an improvement over last two weeks. Civil. War in Russia Will Cease When People Free to Form Their Own Govt. CALGARY, Aug. an in- stance of the rapid manner in which the 1920 crop in Alberta is being handled, the first car of rye arrived In Calgary this morn- ing from Tabcr. According to George Dominion govern- ment inspector, this was an alto- gether admirable .sample and wefghs 52 1-2 pounds to the bushel. It was consigned to the United Grain Growers, There is at pres- ent an eminent price for rye, to- day's spot figure being a bushel. It is slated that the Taber rye would run about 30 bushels to the acre. 'olish Victory Complete and Soviet Forces Still Being I Hard Reported to Be Bringing Up Heavy Reinforcements for Counter Attacks. LONDON, Aug. troops yesterday after mrd fighting captured the fortregs of Ostvolenka, 22 miles southwest of Lomza and forced a passage of the Narew river, the Central News'.Warsaw correspondent today says it is officially stated in Warsaw today. Bolsheviki Bringing Up Reserves .WARSAW, Aug. soviet reserves are re- ported being brought up on the southern front in great numbers. According to information in the hands of the Polish General Haller, reserves some distance behind the Bolshevik north front are also being brought up. Bolshevik Commander Confident of equipment 'will make them v -j ALASKA PLANES ON BACK FLIGHT' Nearhj' Towns Crowded by Those Anxious (o. Visit Thomas Divan's Home SEItRIt BATES STDASTOPOL, Crimea, Aup. wnr In Hussb would ceaso immediately It Hio people were free lei organise a goveniTncnt, ntjcording to thnir own -wlGbts. Wraii gel, who IVHK recognized ns head of the. South Ilusslan by Franco a few flays ago, de- clared today. They are not able lo do this .it present, liow- ever, because of the domination ot the -soviet leaders, nnti !ho must go on until the Ilus- elans aro frco to Tnnllnra Into their hands, lie continued. Ccnernl Wrangel ciprensed tho gratirication ho felt over the note to Holy by Iho United SLaiea government, relative to the Rus- sian situation and declared re- cognition of the Somli RuWnn government, hy Franco Iho "Just rxpreasioji of 0110 ally's np- preciulion of another'a sacrifice in the common Ho ns- Forttcl Ills forcen on all fronla are well equipped and thai Iho naval _ ami of llio service was at test' aWc lo asslsl In Ihu stnigRlo againsl Iho At Least Thai is. ConcluBion of Hon. Robert v How it Hnppcns WINMl'EC, Aug. claim was made today hy lion'! Tlobt. Rogers in an interview that by virtue of an Rgrecmenl made between the govern- ment of Manitoba and tbo Canadian .Northern Railway iu MOt when ho was minister of puhllc works, for llic province, the provincial government lias authority over -freight rates charged Canadian National Hallway belwcon the head of the lakes aud puints In Manilohp. and be- tween intcr-Manilobnn polnls. Mr. Jlogers expressed Iho opinion llial Iho Canadian government had acquir- ed nil (lie nblientlens of Ihe Canadian N'orlherii. P.nd lhal (lie province had iiulhorily over freight rates which, was superior lo llio powers of the federal railway commission over the same TUMPLEMORB, Ireland, Aug. An'lncesannt stream of pilgrims from all paila of Ireland continued to pour into Teniplcmore to vJalt the homo of Thomas Divan, where it Is claimed, miraculous cures were being effected through the medium of sacred sla'.nes which Divan dctlared began to bleed mysteriously last ivcck. Lodgings and hotel accommodations arc (nsuiTicicnl for even a fourth ot 1 llic visitors aud the town's foot! slocks virtually exhausted. .Not only Templemore Is overcrowded but the borlng villages qnd towns are j overflowing with people who aro un- able to get into Templeniore. The pilgrims are being looked after hy a corps of volunteers who are go- ing through the surrounding county commnndcering which, hovr- ever, payments arc being mndc. Further remarkable cures were claimed yesterday. LONDON, Aug. 26. "We liave Irawn back, but we -will keep our orces intact, aud In 10 days we shall je slronger tian said General Tuchatachewflki, Commander-in-chief of Ihe Bolshevik army on Ihe Polish 'ront, in an'Interview lelegrapned by he correspondent of the Dally Herald el Minsk, dalcd last Saturday. can draw on our resources in- the commander continued. 'The population ol White Russia is .ending us volunteers in tens of .housands." Two Red Arrriles Destroyed BERLIN, AUJ. capture ot Dialystok by the Poles means tho end ot tne Russian fourth and fifteenth ar- mies, a Hussion brigade "commander told the- Ixikal Anielger correspondent at Friedrlelishof, East Prussia. Tlie escape of Diasscs of Bolshevik troops into German territory is ejected dur ing llie course of today and tomorrow. The red army has been given orders to Yelreat along the whole front al the rate OL sixty rcrsU a day. According to information here, it is believed that 'the. Russians will-make Iheir neit stand at the NIeuien line. Persian Cossacks Win LONDON, Aug. Cos sacks have recaptured Reshl, LI the Caspian Sea, from the Holshe- lo an official dispatch vhich baa reached London. Tho Dot- hevtk made only a slight resistance. Bolshevik Armies Destroyed PARIS, Aug. destruction of he Bolshevik armies now may be con- [tiered complete, according lo ad- 'Ices received here. .Of 'the Lost which swept down -on Warsaw, notb- ng is left but thirty thousand fugll- vcs. The Poles have taken eighty housand prisoners thus far, out what more important they have captured without military value. Emissaries Return to Moscow LONDON', Aug. M. Kamcneff and M. Knissin. the Ilussiau .soviet emissaries who have been in London 'or some Lime endeavoring to negot' late trade relations, will go to Mos- cow Friday, says the London Times. Kamencir is OHR of the five great 3plshevlk leaders and his presence n Moscow is needed owing to Lhe present crisis, the newspaper asserts. Soviets Mass for Attack WARSAW, Aug. troops are reported to be concentraliug in great numbers along the Uersiim river, whore tho recent offengivn against. Warsaw was begun, and mili- tary observers hero aro speculating us to the possibility tbat they may launch an attack against tho central Polish front. II is believed possible the Uolsnevjk may make a stand in the event the Poles continue their pur- suit of the retreating soviet armies eastward from the Hug river on the south cud Grodno on the north. Reports received Inl'c today continued'lo tell of Polish'forces cloeu ly pursuing the retiring Bolshevik bi various fronts. British Miners Have Not Yet Secured Labor Support Aug. (Dy Canadian Press.) When allowance )a made for Iho vigorous and official propaganda engineered ngalnat tlie rilners' threat, there Is also tiio fact tlial. Hie miners have by no means yet secured a promise ol support from in other big unions. lloss Cltnes, Icailcr lit the narlla- Jiieiitary lahorltcs, iriciv clearly has given an Inter- in fa tlon. Herbert Smith, president ot the powerful Yorkshire Miners' Associa- tion has aleo delivered a speech ivlilen has not yet received the atten- tion U deserves and wbtch la decid- edly conciliatory. certainly no definite chnnge In the gen- eral position till next week. The news that the flrA miners' voto sliows n majority for a strike la exactly what was cxpccled'iind really conveys HOME DREW DEMAND SENDS RAISIN -PRICES SKYWARD IN STATES CHCAGO, Aug. reason for the shortage of and conse- quent high price of raisins, accord- ing to W, J, Dl of Fresno, Calif., who Is In the city, Is the de- mand for "little raisins1' so neces- sary and popular Tn the "home brew" In the United Stales. The demand great that over pounds of raisins were Imported from Spain. FUNERAL OF MRS. COLEMAM SATURDAY Lasl 11 Men Have Finishct of Records' in Ihe great of munitions and mat-' crlals. H 13 considered probable lhat the Soviets' employed all their avail- able resources and In their present condition Russian industries will take a, long lime to replace them. Conaerinently If the Soviets arc able to find effectives with which lo seek lo restore the fortunes of their arms, WILT, PROBE TORONTO RESTAURANT PRICES TORONTO, Aug. out of the charge that certain Toronto restaurant keepers are profiteering. .Mayor Church said this morning that six or seven, In addition lo the firm, would be summoned. The chief of police was Inslructed ycslcrdny by Iho mayor lo summon Howies'.man before Iho hoard of police com inlssloners. Meantime. Dr. Hastings, medical officer of health, is secur ing price lists In clown town rcslaur- Rntt 44th NEW YORK, Aug. Ruth, stellar batsman of the New York Americans, made his 44th homer of the season in the game with the Chicago Wh'ite Sox here today at the. Polo grounds. NOME, Alaska, Aug. Three of the four planes In the United Slates army's Alaska aerial expedition took the air Oil Lh'c return flight lo Mlneola. .V.Y., at 3.30 this afternoon. The firs', leg of tbeir trip will take them lo Ituby, 300 miles east. Captain SI. Claire Street, com- mander ot the expedition, ex- pects to hop off early tbuior- row. VomaninRoleof Bootlegger Sets New Pace in Pass 'olice Run Across1 Something' New in Rum-Running Along Alberta Border HAROLD HARMSWORTU HAS BEEN CALLED'ROM VANCOUVER, Aug. of Iho Imperial Press Conference parly are today enjoying themselves sight-seeing. Toulsht they will Lhc KiiestV at a civic Harold Harmsworth, proprietor or Ihe I'ly- inoulll News ami nephew of I.nril- N'ortliclinfe, left last night for Enflancl on recelpL or news of Ihe ilincEs o[ his brother. CHANGE POLICE IN UPPER SILESIA HKHLIN'. Aug. that German tecurily pollen will be withdrawn from the entire plebiscite area of Upper .Silesia and replficcf.1 by "plebiscite police" has hecp. made by tile burgomaster of Hcutlieii, accord- ing to newspaper dispatches received here. In the rj'.cP.Elisnc, n civic guard [composed of nn equal number of fSueclal Lo the Heraldl FERME. Aug. the still lunt for forbidden traffic In liquor which Is beinf freighted through the 'ass by automobile, goes on and an occasional carrier of whiskey Is un- ucky enough to be caugbl with the 'goods'." Chief Constable Splller and 'Con- slable McNalley, along with City Chiel .while meandering up Ihe road [ronvherc yesterday In a "llri encountered a car coming west with load of passengers' who "lo- be laklng a "Joy-Tide." Tliifi party o! joy-riders al .once got in communica- tion with parties In Fernle by-phone from Hos'iner, end Just what looE by''way, of conversation over the. line Is not definitely the three minions of the law had an that Ihese happy riders were nultlng some companions In town ns to the road being, patrolled and actiilK accordingly. They kept watch and sonn came upon a SludebaXei1 car willi an Alberta license number upou it going east. The' occupants, a man and a woman, were accosted politely but firmly and asked to allow the of- fleers to have n look at the contents of the car. The request was re.lnc- tanlly granted aud the "look'1 was re- worded by Ihe discovery of forty-eight bottles of red liquor slowed away in the hidden recesses of that Stildc- baker. Like the first pair ot human trans- gressors when caught, the man taid it was the property of the woman, and the woman confirmed the statement by showing that the license of Ihe car was in her name, said name be- Sirs. Huston. The Sludcbakcr was subjected lo the humiliation of having to be escorted back to Fernic by a "tin with, policemen at' the wheel. She Admits It nrought before Magistrate TValson, ibn woman was fined and costs, which was paid and leaving the forty- eight bottles of liquor In the hands of Ihe police, the two transgressors went tlieir way, not rejoicing over much, hut with smothered anathemas against their captor.i. The police, when seen by the reporter, had not much lo re- late aside from. Hie above fads; .110" "The board of police commissioners iptjlo's and Hermans will be formed at mention of serpents as being the temp-' mild get busy on Ihis said Tleuthcn and In other localities, it is Ilers lhl' woman was made, and, of course the magistrate did _not repri- ihould g' the mayor. OTTAWA, AHB. Tanadlai expeditionary force'Is no more. The 11 N.C.O.'s who were employed lo conclude Ihe statistical work of tho army, yesterday wroto "30" on tho concluding page of n mass of records covering ci'ery unit nnd every mail who ever donned Iho form. Just Ihe number o( records kcpl a( every iiidividviaPman would conic as a surprise lo even the soldier whose records they arc. The hillilU department has original nnd dupli- cnles of about 21 army forms rclallng lo every ono who served. Asked what was going lo lie done with Iho thousands of apparently naiclnl EtiUcd lhal would he carefully preserved locked tip. SOVIETS WILLING WITHDRAW SOME OF PEACE TERMS Stipulation Regarding Armed Militia of Polish Workmen Will Be Peace Negotiations Carried t on Without Interference From Other Nations. I mand her as to fig leaves, there being a sufficient subslitnlc for that kind ol In evidence. However, those forty-eight I of whiskey contain enough.material, If assiduously applied, to create n live wriggling, tangled mass of snakes In Iho mlilrt of the man who phould, by.; any chance, get possession of rmrl undertake to swallow the con. I icnls loo rapidly. PATHS, Aug. niisalan sov- iet Kovcrnnicnt Is prciiared lo with- the clause In the soviet peace less hooks and army forma, a mililla terms lo Poland concerning tho fcr- mnllon of an armed mlfltla of working men In Poland, says a Mos- cow wireless picked up by Eiffel low- er today. Tho Moscow government, however, tiiey and WINNIPEG, Aug. body of Mrs, D, C. Colcman, who was drowned In Lake Wlntlcrmere, B.C., will tie brought lo Winnipeg. The funeral take place on Saturday afler.icun Irorn the fanv AVIATOR INJURED TORT FRANCIS, Onl., Aug. Whilp. Eivinfi Hying exhibitions here yesterday afternoon. CaiiUIn 3. Stcv- (cnsoii ot VVIiinliiCR met will] a mis- hap which resulted In severe injury to lilmsclf nnd a badly .imanlied plane. While (Utcmptins lo land. Iho air- idane Ride-slipped. crashing nose down, Tils mechanic escaped wllh cuts. insists Ibal the peace must be discussed wllh Poland alono "without any ouleldo InlcrrCTillon The wireless says this concession Is made In order (o meot Premier Moyd Ocorgo's objection lo Iho clause and Iry to arrive al a complete un- derstanding with Ihcj governmont of Great DrilalD. Soviet Reply to Note Aug. Russian soviet government replied today to the nole of Arthur J. Ualfour, lord president of the council, concerning the soviet peace lerms to Poland. The soviet government agrees lo withdraw Us condition that the Poles provide arms for a workmen's mllllla ol 000 men In Poland. New Peace Move WARSAW, Aug. Domtskl, president ol the Polish-Minsk peace delegation has been called lo Ilrcsl- Lltovsk to confer with Polish govern mcnt representatives. This step was lakcn because of ronllnued Inlcrrun lion of communications between War saw and Mlusk. BORDER CITIES RUM TRADE RUNS INTO SEVEN FIGURE MARK WINDSOR, Aug. o( llic last proportions of the liquor fic along this frontier may lie hull from the jmblishcil fmcri which show- ed that frnm Ayrll T sftvcniy thousand Da ol liquor will! a Canadian valu- ation ot and' a boollepslnE value ot four limes thai sum .have hocn eonli.icalcd by the bcsl license cilTice. Klufes amounting tci liavo been collected during tho same period. SORING FOR OIL ON MAN1TOULIN ISLAND TORONTO, Aue. for oil on'the Island of Manitoulln, Ontario, Is on by (he Standard Olf company, an Ir.slitullon headed by Sir Stafford Brunlon, and syndicates of Toronto and Dayton, italists, and It Is cald that tonia promising results hive heen talntd, ;